Rock Steady Posse

Rock Steady Posse

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High energy Reggae, funk, soul and Dancehall blend. lyrics are sometimes politcal sometimes light-hearted and fun. very tight drum and bass with distinctive vocals.

Biography

Started Way back in 1986 in San Luis Obispo. Famous for the legendary and outragous "Scrotum" song as well as "Thunderbird" Later it produced Great songs such as "liberation" ,"Crisis","Mr. Officer" and "Da Middle" This band led by frontman Eric Cotton the band has a long history. They appeared with a wide array of bands including: P-funk Allstars, Blues Traveler, Pato Banton, Fishbone. The Untouchables, Sugar Minott, Dave Wakelin,lucky Dube,Lets go bowling, EEk a mouse, No doubt, Roger and Zapp to name a few. The band has gone through many members but the One constant Has been Eric Cotton and his diverse song writting skills. The songs range from Political to down right non-sensical or as Cotton once discribed his music "Superdopelyricalnonsense" Over the years the band has put out five self produced CD's including: "Rhymin and Skankin" 1990 "Unity" EP 1992 "fundamentals" 1994 "live @ slo Brew" 1997 "live @ Juntenth" 2003 Plans for a new live CD in 2006 are forth coming. Though not as active these days you can catch an occasional show now in then when the calling comes. Regardless it will be interesting to see what the future brings. Current line-up includes Eric Cotton, Lead vox Micheal Annotti, Vox Eric Bolivar, Drums Michael Rodgers, Bass Greg Ichikawa, Guitar Eric Knight, Guitar John Peterson, Keys Robert Rangel, percussion Sonya Distel, vox Aimme Lallana, Vox Tony lanzino, Trumbone Naoki Tanaguchi,

Discography

Rhymin and Skankin" 1990 "Unity" EP 1992 "fundamentals" 1994
"live @ slo Brew" 1997
"live @ Junteenth" 2003

Set List

Up to 3 hours of original music